Positively Biased Self-Perceptions in Children with ADHD: Unique Predictor of Future Maladjustment.

  title={Positively Biased Self-Perceptions in Children with ADHD: Unique Predictor of Future Maladjustment.},
  author={Mary Jia and Yuanyuan Jiang and Amori Yee Mikami},
  journal={Journal of abnormal child psychology},
  volume={44 3},
This study assessed children's overestimations of self-competence (positively biased self-perceptions or positive bias [PB]) relative to parent/teacher ratings of children's competence in predicting children's adjustment in a new setting. Eighty-five children (13 boys and 11 girls with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder [ADHD]; 30 boys and 31 girls who were typically developing [TD]), ages 6.8 to 9.8 years (M = 8.13; SD = 0.82), attended a 2-week summer day camp grouped into same-age… CONTINUE READING

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